Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A temporary worker, as in an office.
  • intransitive v. To work as a temporary worker.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • abbr. temperature
  • abbr. temporary
  • n. a temporary employee, usually in an office
  • v. To work as a temporary employee.

Etymologies

Short for temporary worker.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • From "start" - > "run" - > type "% temp%" in the command field, then press Enter to open the user's temp folder.

    MSDN Blogs

  • From "start" - > "run" - > type % temp% in the command field, then press Enter to open the user's temp folder. typically this should be C: \Users\ {account} \AppData\Local\Temp;

    MSDN Blogs

  • Is it Good practise to delete Temporary FIles using comand % temp%/temp in Window OS? en Espa├▒ol

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  • Make a temp folder in c: and change where autocad saves temprary, log & backup files to c: \temp.

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  • So type % temp% in your run box and go to the temp folder and look for the log file.

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  • This exe drops / downloads image. exe (48kb) in a new temp folder in \% temp\%

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  • Loop \% idlist\% temp: = idlist\%A_Index\% idstrlist = \% temp\%, \% idstrlist\%

    AutoHotkey Community

  • It iterates through all selected sessions and writes a WCAT script file to the temp directory (scripts can be found via "dir % temp%\*. wcat).

    The Official Microsoft IIS Site

  • Somehow I have been given the impression that temp is short for temporary, but really ... just for how long can something be temporary???

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  • "Sort of", meaning that the alleged oven temp is 30 degrees higher than the oven thermometer I put on the shelf to check it.

    gas mark conversion for a Mexican oven

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